Manufacturer: Henry Miller-Double Creek Saddlery (View all products by Henry Miller Saddlery)
Model: Custom Bilt Buena Vista Model 104-21 in seat (View all Custom Bilt Buena Vista Model 104-21 in seat reviews)
Category: Trail Saddles
Purchase: Double Creek Saddlery is located 35 miles from home. I was able to get saddle fit and built to my specs along with all accessories that I wanted. I trail ride Ky, Tenn and hunt in mountains of Colorado. Long hours in saddle and very rough terrain put rider, horse and tack to the test. Test rode a Miller that a friend had bought, 15 minutes into ride was all it took.$800 for saddle, bridle, tail crupper, chest girth, saddle bags and rifle scabbard. High quality tack for your dollar.
Likes: Quality craftsmanship and materials, with a willingness to build a saddle and accessories to my specs, reasonable delivery time, and a great price made this saddle purchase AWESOME!!! Saddle fits my quarter horse perfect, rigging is all stainless, high quality leather, stress points are beefed up. Leather components were pretreated before assembly of saddle-no squeaks!Bridle, tail crupper, chest strap, front and rear girth, saddle bags and rifle scabbard were same color as saddle, fit and finish were perfect. Suspended seat is the most comfortable ride of any saddle I have owned. Seat leather is soft, yet hold you tight, bucking rolls keep you from slipping forward in saddle during steep descents.
Dislikes: Nothing at all, just hated to put saddle into use because of the normal scratches and dings that occur when using a saddle in my normal riding areas.
Quality: Quality from start to finish. Stress points beefed up for extreme service. All grade 8 stainless fasteners-no tin plate or painted steel! High quality leather, components are in alignment, pretreated before assembly, all edges are rounded and smooth-no raw leather exposed. Tree is made by enclosing pressure laminated plywood with fiberglass. Tree is stable with no chance of moisture entering. Finished saddle was treated and oiled before shipment.
Summary: If you are looking for a truly custom built saddle at very reasonable prices, Double Creek Saddlery is the place. Top quality craftsmanship, materials and a willingness to design and build a saddle to my specs have made me a customer for life.
Usefulness Rating: 2.73684 out of 5.
19 reader(s) voted.
Circle Y Omaha Flex2 Saddle Trail Saddles
Tucker Endurance Trail Saddles
Steele Custom Saddles Mountaineer Trail Saddles
CTK TASA01-A Trail Saddles
Denham Saddlery Plantation saddle with horn Trail Saddles
national bridle lite rider Trail Saddles
Trailwise Endurance Elite Trail Saddles
Shenandoah Trail Saddles
Stonewall Saddle Company Stonewall classic 14 inch Trail Saddles
Fallis Balanced Ride Trail Saddles
Circle Y Trail Gator Endurance Trail Saddles
Simco "Deluxe" trail saddle 8695 Trail Saddles
Circle y Alabama trail gaitor Trail Saddles
Jason McKenzie 1 / Wade saddle Trail Saddles
Huber Training saddle Trail Saddles
Fabtron Easy Rider Trail Trail Saddles
CTK TASO 18 Trail Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Gaited wide tree Trail Saddles
ABETTA TRINITY SERENITY SYNTHETIC ENDURANCE SADDLE Trail Saddles
Wyoming Saddlery 16" Draft Custom Trail Saddles